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Colorado Springs Gazette

Wind energy the new 'cash crop' for Colorado farmers
Colorado Springs Gazette
Leading the charge toward a wind-driven energy grid in Colorado is Xcel Energy, which owns the 30 wind turbines on the Kochises' farm and an additional 270 in Elbert, Cheyenne, Lincoln and Kit Carson counties as part of the Rush Creek Wind Project.

InsideClimate News

Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money in Colorado. It Could Be a National Model.
InsideClimate News
Low-income households in Colorado are getting a new question during visits from energy assistance agencies: Have you considered solar panels? It's an innovative approach to solving two challenges at once: reducing greenhouse gas emissions as the ...

and more » Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Colorado Springs Utilities expanding renewable energy portfolio Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
Colorado Springs Utilities is starting two new utility-scale solar projects to increase the amount of renewable energy used to power the Pikes Peak Region. Both projects will bring in 95 megawatts of power, which is enough to provide power to roughly ...

Clean Cooperative

Wind energy jobs in rural Colorado attract bipartisan support
Clean Cooperative
Xcel Energy's Colorado Energy Plan would mean a major expansion of renewable energy in the state, including additional major wind energy projects in eastern Colorado. According to an analysis from the Leeds School of Business at the University of ...

The Denver Post

As Denver moves to clean energy, don't leave the rest of Colorado ...
The Denver Post
It seems next to impossible to turn on the local news today, read about the fires raging across our state and still deny global warming.
Denver takes big step on

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What we know so far about Denver's commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030
The Colorado Independent
In early March, Hancock and Xcel Energy Colorado president David Eaves signed the Energy Future Partnership, a formal commitment to collaborate as Denver pursues its renewable energy goals. In August 2017, Xcel laid out a plan to draw ... Although ...

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Summit Daily News

Colorado Energy Plan analysis shows switching from coal to renewable energy will boost jobs and local tax revenue
Clean Cooperative
In January, we saw the bid prices for new renewable energy projects that Xcel Energy received, which showed that new wind and solar power in Colorado is now cheaper than existing coal plants. Those renewable energy project bid prices were so low, they ...
Summit Daily letters: Vail Resorts supports Xcel Energy's Colorado planSummit Daily News
Colorado Could Show the World Renewables Are CheapAltEnergyMag (press release)

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Colorado regulator raises Xcel Energy efficiency target by 25%
Seeking Alpha
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approves new energy efficiency targets for Xcel Energy (XEL -0.1%), raising them 25% above what the utility had requested in order to "provide increased benefits to customers and reduce the cost of utility ...

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Vail Daily News

Citizens' Climate Lobby: Colorado's resources may help to lower ...
Vail Daily News
Editor's note: Find a cited version of this column at prosperous Colorado economy is something that we who live here all want to see and ...

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Colorado regulators boost Xcel efficiency target 25%
Utility Dive
Energy efficiency has proven itself to be a sufficiently-reliable resource that Colorado regulators are no longer convinced by Xcel's arguments for lower demand side management (DSM) savings targets. "While Public Service has historically argued for ...

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